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Chapter 41

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  41.280.  Officer's accountability for property — suit for recovery, how brought. — 1.  An officer receiving public property for military purposes shall be accountable for the article so received by him until the same is disposed of by law or the orders of the governor, and until his accounts be examined and found correct the accountability of such officer or his estate shall not be affected in any way by resignation, discharge, change in official position or death.

  2.  Upon the death or desertion of any officer responsible for public property, his immediate superior officer shall at once cause the property for which such officer was responsible to be collected and a correct inventory to be made, which shall at once be forwarded to the governor.

  3.  Suits for the recovery of any property mentioned in this chapter, or for the value thereof or damages thereto, may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in this state in the name of the state of Missouri to the use of the officer or soldier entitled to recovery of same; any amount so recovered in money shall be paid into the treasury of the state for the benefit of the fund applicable to the purposes of the state militia.


(RSMo 1939 §§ 15070, 15071, 15072; A.L. 1951 p. 654 § 41)

Prior revisions: 1929 §§ 13877, 13878, 13879; 1919 §§ 7392, 7393, 7394

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